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Persimmon-Spinach Salad

This is a flavorful seasonal salad taking advantage of Fuyu persimmons. To keep the salad fresh, assemble just prior to serving.

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Savory Ojai Pasties

So what’s a pasty? No, it’s not what Carol Doda wore. The best way to describe a pasty is to say it’s a pot pie without the pot. They are thought to have been the culinary invention of the Cornish in … Continue reading

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Grilled Tofu with Coriander and Jalapeño Marinade

Here’s another summer grill recipe I think you’ll like. It combines the complementary flavors of cilantro, coriander and jalapeno in an easy-to-make marinade that is wonderfully absorbed by the tofu. Grilling adds another layer of flavor. Who says tofu can’t be … Continue reading

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Grilled Portobello Mushroom Salad with Gorgonzola

This is a quick and easy salad that takes advantage of your grilling skills while the weather is still conducive to grilling outdoors. If you don’t have a grill or the weather is not cooperating, the mushrooms can be grilled … Continue reading

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Hardy Kale-Sausage Turnovers

The term ‘turnover’ has different meanings depending on its use. It means one thing to accountants, another to human resource managers, and still another to financial advisors.

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Grilled Corn with Tri-Colored Peppers

It was from the Native Americans that the first European settlers learned about corn. Native Americans had spent hundreds of years developing what we now know as corn from seed-bearing grass. Long before Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain, Native Americans … Continue reading

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Root Vegetable Bake

Parsnips, rutabagas and the like are common fare in Norway. Although it may be a clumsy play on words, I call this the “back to our roots” recipe. Here’s why. My grandfather’s “grandfather”, Amund Eidsmoe, came to America in 1852 from … Continue reading

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